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What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New Yo...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as ...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...

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Ivan Damyanoff
Ivan Damyanoff passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2011 at the age of 78. He was the beloved Husband of Dora P. Loving Stepfather of Nadya Siriyska. Dear Brother of Damyan. Mr. Damyanoff was United S...
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Michael L. Boscaino
Michael L. Boscaino passed away on Friday, July 08, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Brother of Mario and Yolanda Ingenito. Cherished Uncle of Frances Fisher, Robert Ingenito and Michael I...
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Stephanie Vigorito
Stephanie Vigorito passed away on Thursday, July 07, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Fred. Loving Mother of Gabriel Vigorito, Mary Marino, Patricia Padgett and Linda Giu...
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Rosemarie Hayes
Rosemarie Hayes passed away on July 7, 2011 at the age of 69. She was the beloved Wife of John. Loving Mother of Thomas, Ann Marie, Cathryn, Margaret. Cherished Grandmother of Sean, Patrick, Daniel...
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Anthony “Tony”Imperato
Anthony “Tony”Imperato passed away on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Minna. Loving Father of Lynne DeMattia, Anthony Imperato and Lisa Murillo and Father-in-...
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Walter Lukowski
Walter Lukowski passed away on July 8, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the loving Father of Celeste and Denise. Cherished Grandfather of Celeste Anne. Dear Brother of Frank and Stella. Also survived ...
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Rev. John D. O’Halloran
Rev. John D. O’Halloran passed away on July 1st , 2011 at the age of 82. A proud Army Veteran. Dear Brother of George. Born Bay Ridge, Brooklyn September 8, 1928. Public School, High School, Theolo...
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Joseph G. Micholocyk
Joseph G. Micholocyk passed away on June 25, 2011 at the age of 70. He was the Husband of Elizabeth. Devoted father of Joseph and John. Dear Uncle of Andrew, Catherine, Todd and Robert. Dear Brothe...
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Rosa D’Erasmo
Rosa D’Erasmo passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 51. She was the beloved Sister of Frank D’Erasmo. Cherished Daughter of the late Giuseppe and Ippolita. Loving Niece and Cousin to...
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Helena Lammer
Helena Lammer passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Haakon Lammer. Loving Mother of Viggo A. Lammer. Cherished Aunt. Former President of the ...
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Sadie Tangredi
Sadie Tangredi passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Nicholas. Loving Mother of Robert Tangredi and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Aunt ...
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Helen L. Hertel
Helen L. Hertel passed away on Monday, June 20, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Howard. Loving Mother of Howard Hertel, Lyndsey Queliz and Corliss Cleveland. Cherished G...
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Jack Viola
Jack Viola passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of the late Irene. Loving Father of Jacqueline Koo and Jeffrey F. Viola and Father-in-Law of Andy. Ch...
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Benjamin Henry Brighenti
Benjamin Henry Brighenti passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the age of 75. Place of death Martinez, CA. He was the beloved Brother of Eileen Egan, Lorraine Gioeli and Gloria Fabian. Cherished...
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Pedro L. Oliva
Pedro L. Oliva passed away on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lidia B. Oliva. Loving Father of Pablo, Marcello and the late Christian. Cherished Grandfather of...
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In this Feb. 4, 2016, photo provided by Angela Reilly, Frankie, a Cardigan Welsh corgi pup, sits among toys in the New York apartment of his breeder, Angela Reilly. Reilly is among the relatively small ranks big-city dwellers who work to breed show-quality dogs.(Angela Reilly via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — In the dog world, Angela Reilly is a rare breed.


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A man browses the specific gay emojis from an instant messaging application in Jakarta on February 12, 2016In the latest crackdown on gay rights in Indonesia, the government has demanded all instant messaging apps remove same-sex emoticons or face a ban in the Muslim-majority country. The emojis -- which are available on the popular apps LINE and Whatsapp as well as Facebook and Twitter -- depict same-sex couples holding hands and the rainbow flag, commonly used to symbolise the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. "Such contents are not allowed in Indonesia based on our cultural law and the religious norms and the operators must respect that," Ismail Cawidu, spokesman for the Communication and Information Ministry, told AFP Friday.


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HOLD FOR STORY BY DAVID EGGERT- FILE- In a file photo from Feb. 5, 2016, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, center and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Deacon Omar Odette, right, meet with volunteers helping to load vehicles with bottled water in Flint, Mich. Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the lead-contaminated water emergency in Flint. Democrats, especially those running for president, are pointing to mistakes by Snyder's administration during the crisis as a vivid example of Republican-style cost-cutting run amok. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.


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